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Tibet Days Observed in Russian Capital Moscow

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28june2011MoscowMoscow: - The Tibet Days, observed in the capital of Russia from 19th to 26th June 2011, was organised by Moscow State Museum and participated by seven monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery led by Ven. Khentrul Tenzin Choyang Rinpoche. The highlight of the event was the Sand Mandala of Green Tara, which was constructed by Drepung Gomang monks.

On the opening day of the event in Moscow on 19th June, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Russia & CIS, Nawang Rabgyal, while introducing the Drepung Gomang Monastery, spoke on the Tibetan cultural and spiritual heritage. He also touched on the long historical and spiritual contacts and connections between the peoples of Tibet and three traditional Buddhist Republics in Russian Federation - Buryatia, Kalmykia and Tuva.

The film in Russian on the daily activities of His Holiness the Dalai Lama from early morning to evening entitled as THE DALAI LAMA: SUN RISE AND SUN SET was screened. And other documentary video films on Tibetan culture and arts were also shown to the public. A series of talks on Tibetan Buddhism, culture and arts were organised during the eight-day event in the capital of Russia.

The Sand Mandala of the Green Tara was witnessed by several hundred of devotees and visitors and its dismantling ceremony was attended by Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Shajin (Head) Lama of Kalmyk Buddhist Temple and Buddhist Union of Kalmyk Republic. During the ceremony, Telo Rinpoche, while speaking on the importance of Tibetan Buddhist tradition, touched on the current situation in Tibet. He also narrated on the long religious and spiritual contacts and connection between the Drepung Gomang and traditional Buddhists in Russian Federation.

A group of seven Drepung Gomang monks toured not only Moscow but several Russia's cities: Omsk, Novosibirsk, Barnayul, Biysk, Kemerova, Ekatirinbyrg, and St. Petersburg and exhibited Tibetan cultural arts and talked on spiritual tradition.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 June 2011 11:41 )  


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